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Mexican Black Bean Soup

Enjoy this Mexican Black Bean Soup Recipe with all the benefits of black beans.  Black beans are healthy with iron in black beans. Plus black bean soup calories that are lower but are still rich with flavor. 

 

Mexican Black Bean Soup

 
Since old man Winter is not finished with us, I am looking for comfort foods that aren’t full of calories and but are full of flavor.   This Mexican Black Bean Soup is hearty and has added health benefits of black beans and is very filling. 
 
Mexican Black Bean Soup
 

Are black beans healthy

A single, one-cup serving of black beans contains 15 grams of fiber, over half the daily recommended and 15 grams of protein, also half the daily recommended plus 1 gram of iron in black beans per serving.  And just look at this Mexican black bean soup calories per serving.  It’s only 215 per bowl.     
 
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Mexican Black Bean Soup Recipe:

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Ingredients for this Mexican Black Bean Soup–you can find our favorite Garlic mincer (seen above) on Amazon

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 medium purple onion, chopped
  • 1 orange bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeños, seeded and chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 32 oz beef broth
  • 2 (15 oz) cans of black beans, well rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 oz) can of diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 cup of sour cream, for serving
  • 1 jalapeño, thinly sliced lengthwise for garnish

Equipment Needed:

Large Stock Pot (soup pot)

 

How to make  Nutritious Black Bean Soup:

 

In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic, and salt. 

 

black bean soup calories

 

Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes until the onions and bell peppers are soft.  

 

 
Add the beef broth, beans, and tomatoes and raise temperature to high. And as soon as the soup comes to boil, reduce temp to low, simmer, uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes and until liquid is reduced by one third

 

are black beans healthy

 

Ladle into bowls and the top this Mexican Black Bean Soup with sour cream and the sliced jalapeño slices.   Then enjoy the benefits of black beans and low black bean soup calories.  It is healthy and hearty and will warm you up on these cold winter days.  

 

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5 from 24 votes

Mexican Black Bean Soup

Enjoy this Mexican Black Bean Soup Recipe with the benefits of black beans. Black beans are healthy with iron in black beans. Plus black bean soup calories
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: benefits of black beans, black bean soup calories, Black beans are healthy, iron in black beans, Mexican Black Bean Soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 215kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 red or orange bell pepper chopped
  • 2 jalapeños seeded and chopped fine
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 32 oz beef broth
  • 2 15 oz cans black beans well rinsed and drained
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 1 cup sour cream for serving
  • 1 jalapeño thinly sliced lengthwise for garnish

Instructions

  • In a 4 quart stockpot over medium-high heat, add olive oil, onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic and salt
  • Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes until the onions and bell peppers are soft
  • Add the beef broth, beans, and tomatoes and raise temperature to high
  • As soon as the soup comes to boil, reduce temp to low, simmer, uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes and until liquid is reduced by one third
  • Serve with the sour cream and the sliced jalapeño.

Nutrition

Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 893mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1403IU | Vitamin C: 53mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 1mg

Recipe Rating




mickeydownunder

Thursday 2nd of October 2014

G'day I could so go for some of your soup right now!Cheers!

Britni Vigil

Monday 24th of February 2014

This looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing.

DesignedByBH

Monday 24th of February 2014

This looks delicious! Pinning! :)

- Brooke -

Antionette Blake

Thursday 20th of February 2014

oh my, we love black beans and this looks wonderful!

Janet

Thursday 20th of February 2014

The Black Bean soup seems like it would be so good, except I'd have to leave out the jalapenos since our tummys won't tolerate. Probably use a little chili pepper. Hearty, inexpensive, filling--what more could we ask for. Shared it with my daughter. pinning!